Albright & Letterly Capture Wire-to-Wire Win
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – Steve Albright and Jimmy Letterly went wire-to-wire to capture the Forty & Over Four-Ball Championship. The pair fired a 14-under 130 for the championship to secure the five-shot victory.
This is the first FSGA championship win for Letterly, while Albright brought home his second team crown, capturing the 2001 Mid-Amateur Four-Ball North with Kelly Gosse.
Letterly and Albright began the championship with an 8-under 64 in the first round on Saturday. They finished the day in a tie for first place with Thad Hudgens and Chad Ibbotson, with a two-shot lead over the field.
Letterly and Albright began Sunday’s final round with a 1-under front nine, carding their only bogey of the championship on the third hole. The pair out together a great back nine, including birdies on four of the final five holes, to post a final-round 66 and pick up the win.
Four teams took home a share of second place at 9-under 135: Jimmy Jones / Mike Finster, Brian Keenan / Paul Royak, Doug LaCrosse / Richard Kerper and Daniel Debra / Don Whittemore.
Hudgens and Ibbotson finished sixth at 8-under 136, finishing the weekend with an even-par 72.